Climate science

Chelsea Harvey


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Chelsea Harvey covers climate science for Climatewire. She tracks the big questions being asked by researchers and explains what's known, and what needs to be, about global temperatures. Chelsea began writing about climate science in 2014. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Popular Science, Men's Journal and others.

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More CO2 released in 2018 than ever before

Global carbon emissions reached an all-time high in 2018, an extraordinary watermark in Earth's history that underscores the need for faster and stronger action to address accelerating climate change, according to dozens of scientists.


Unusually hot and dry conditions have doubled worldwide

Wildfires, water shortages, agricultural damage — these are just a few of the risks that come with unusually hot, dry conditions. Scientists have warned that many regions around the world may be seeing more and more of this kind of weather as climate change continues to reshape the planet.